add boiling water to herb for extraction (teas).
pour hot or cold water over herbs for extraction.
Maceration: steep in alcohol or oil (olive is best) and shake at intervals for
Perlocation: like coffee perlocators, only with herbs (or use special equipment).
Filtration: life coffee filters, only with herbs.
Clarification: melt and skim or filter.
mix crushed herbs with water and cornmeal into a paste and place on affected
area (used for boils, swellings, sores, etc.).
mince herbs with vegetable fat or lard and beeswax, cover and place in sun or
low oven for four hours, strain through cheesecloth and let set in a clean
container (do not re-melt).
Powders: dried herbs as medicine
for flu or fever.
dissolve brown sugar and add to herbs until sappy, then strain through
cheesecloth into a clean bottle and store.
steep herb in hot water for twenty minutes (do not use aluminum).